<i>The Volcano</i> publishes news for working-class, low income, and Indigenous peoples across British Columbia, Canada. The newspaper is printed and distributed four times a year, and also maintains a web presence at <a href=”http://thevolcano.org”>thevolcano.org</a>. Each week <i>The Volcano</i> publishes an online newsletter with articles and updates on events, actions, and politics around British Columbia and beyond.

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  • Maple Ridge cops repress tent city protest, hand in hand with Ridgeilantes June 19, 2021
    At 9:30pm on Tuesday June 1st, more than two dozen RCMP officers from at least two detachments, along with bylaw officers and Maple Ridge’s contracted private security guards encircled a small protest encampment set up in Maple Ridge’s city hall park and, without a word of warning, tore apart tents, seized belongings, and arrested four […]
    Ivan Drury
  • Solidarity global and local at Dow Avenue Tenant Group’s first rally June 19, 2021
    For the past 4 months the Dow Avenue Tenants Group (DATG) has been fighting back against their developer-landlord, the Peterson Group, who have used disrepair and direct harassment as a way to force people out of their homes. On Saturday May 15th tenants in Metrotown took to the streets to speak out publicly against the […]
    Eviction Defence Network
  • Olympia tent city resist City’s “scattered sites” management plan June 17, 2021
    In Washington State’s capital city Olympia, which occupies the lands of the Chehalis, Nisqually, Squaxin, Skokomish, and Duwamish nations, there are at least four major and long-standing tent cities, each functioning as informal home to around a hundred people. Like in nearly every other city on the pacific rim, these tent cities are a thorn […]
    Leviathan Davis
  • The disturbing rise of involuntary “care” as a solution to homelessness June 17, 2021
    For an explanation of complex care and involuntary detainment, read VTAG’s short article here, and see the original posting of this article on the VTAG website here. ​On April 27, 2021 Julian Daly, CEO of Our Place Society, published an op-ed praising the Province of BC’s efforts toward opening complex care facilities for those “individuals […]
    Victoria Tenant Action Group (VTAG)
  • “Maybe liberation is within reach”: Palestinian resistance against Israeli settler colonialism May 26, 2021
    In early May 2021, as the Israeli Supreme Court prepared to uphold the eviction of four Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem, protests erupted in the city against Israeli apartheid, occupation, and dispossession of Palestinians. Israel responded by cracking down on protesters, and on May 10th, launching a deadly campaign of […]
    Groundings Podcast
  • Vancouver RV camp refuses to obey City-ordered eviction May 25, 2021
    For two years, roughly twenty people living in RVs and other vehicles have called the “East Van RV City” home. But at the end of April, the City delivered notices ordering the community parked at Slocan and 12th Avenue to vacate by May 26th. Large RVs aren’t allowed to park for longer than three hours […]
    The Volcano
  • Schoolhouse Squat criminal case ends with conditional discharge May 14, 2021
    Donate to the Schoolhouse Squat legal defence fund by cheque, e-transfer, PayPal, or GoFundMe to help Red Braid recoup the costs imposed by the criminalization of direct survival actions in a growing poor people’s movement.  On Monday May 10th, the last criminal charges against Nanaimo’s 2018 Schoolhouse Squatters were brought to a conclusion with conditional […]
    The Volcano

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